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Golden Knights roster taking shape as team selects 30 in NHL Expansion Draft

June 22nd, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights, set to participate in their inaugural National Hockey League season in 2017-18, selected 30 players – one from each club – Wednesday in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Golden Knights’ complete selections by position (and ordered alphabetically): GOALTENDERS (3) Jean-Francois Berube, NY Islanders…

Harris goes ‘Wild’ with Wenatchee in final junior campaign

May 16th, 2017

Brendan Harris committed to attend and play NCAA Division I hockey at Bemidji State University (WCHA) last season. Some players after making a commitment and having their future locked in, may lay off the gas pedal for a bit. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Not Harris. In his final junior hockey season with the Wenatchee Wild…

Nevada Storm program morphs into Vegas Jr. Golden Knights

May 11th, 2017

The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights are putting a firm stamp on youth hockey in and around town. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Back on April 4, the team announced a partnership with the Nevada Storm to create a new youth hockey travel program – the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights. The program will initially feature teams from…

New pro team in Reno would mean progress for area youth hockey

April 13th, 2017

Recently, a 10-year agreement to bring minor league hockey to the Reno Events Center was approved by the Reno City Council. Management of the facility would then be turned over to the Reno Puck Club. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A hockey team, most likely in the ECHL, would then begin play in the fall 2018…

Golden Knights get their man, tab Gallant first head coach

April 13th, 2017

Last month, the Vegas Golden Knights signed their first player in Western Hockey League standout Reid Duke. This month, the new NHL team finally has a head coach. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE On April 13, the club announced that former Florida Panthers and Columbus Blue Jackets head coach and Montreal Canadiens and New York Islanders…

Las Vegas’ Garcia decides on NCAA D-I Arizona State for fall of 2017

March 15th, 2017

The North American Hockey League’s (NAHL) Aston Rebels announced Tuesday that team captain and forward Dom Garcia has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for Arizona State University starting in the fall of 2017. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Sun Devils are currently an independent team but will be part of a conference in…

Las Vegas, USA Hockey host ‘Try Hockey For Free’ event at LVIC

March 13th, 2017

Back on Feb. 25, the Vegas Golden Knights and USA Hockey combined to host first-time hockey players at the Las Vegas Ice Center as part of “Try Hockey For Free” Day. The Golden Knights, six months prior to the team’s first season in the league, weren’t part of this action, of course. READ OUR LATEST…

First-year Storm 16U AAA team exceeding all expectations

February 22nd, 2017

When the Nevada Storm organization hosts the USA Hockey Pacific District Tournament next month for the 15 and 16U AAA levels, the Storm’s own 16U team will get to partake on home ice at the Las Vegas Ice Center. The tournament runs March 9-12 and Micah Sanford, the head coach for the first-year 16U AAA…

Vegas’ Mono taking his game to next level at Curry College

February 13th, 2017

When Alec Mono committed to NCAA Division III Curry College last season, he said he chose the school “because of the rich hockey culture it has.” Now in the home stretch of his freshman season, Mono is experiencing that culture firsthand, manning the blue line for the Colonels, part of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC)….

At midway point, Storm teams displaying daily progress

February 6th, 2017

The holidays are past and the second half of the season has begun in earnest for the Nevada Storm program. With 11 youth programs at the AA, AAA and high school levels, many of the Storm’s coaches have reason to be confident moving forward after successful first halves. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “The highlight of…